Ubuntu Karmic Koala in First Alpha

May 15, 2009

The first alpha release of the successor to Ubuntu 9.04 is available for download. Ubuntu 9.10, code-named Karmic Koala, includes Kernel 2.6.30 and GNOME 2.27.1.

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So what? Windows 7: 7 Reasons Not to Get too Excited (Update)

May 14, 2009

It’s official: Windows 7 will be on the shelves just in time for the Christmas season. From an Open Source perspective, this is nothing ground-breaking: It’s just the same old Windows.

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Community Angered over Canonical's Ubuntu One

May 14, 2009

With the release of its new online synchronization service Ubuntu One, Canonical seems to have made some enemies in the community.

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Breakthrough in Sync Support: SyncML Client Under GPL

May 14, 2009

The Swiss company Synthesis AG, which specializes in synchronizing PCs and mobile Linux devices, has released its SyncML Client library source code to the community under GPL.

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Rescue is on the Way: System Rescue CD 1.2.0

May 13, 2009

Version 1.2.0 of the recovery distribution System Rescue CD brings all kinds of changes. Particularly the FSArchiver provides more in the new version.

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Dell Freshens Up Its Mini 10 Netbook with Ubuntu

May 11, 2009

Dell now provides its 10" Mini 10 netbook with Ubuntu in the U.S. and Canada, with the rest of the world to follow shortly.

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SCO's Bankruptcy Saga To Be Continued

May 08, 2009

Once upon a time there was a company that wanted to do business with Linux. Then the company alleged its source code had been stolen. That company is now in administration, but things could get even worse...

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OpenSUSE Community Week Gears Up

May 08, 2009

The week of May 11 through 17 2009 is openSUSE Community Week, whose goal it is to focus on specific topics among openSUSE users worldwide.

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